"I don't want to leave my workplace worse than I found it, even if this fight doesn't directly impact me," a Kellogg employee told Insider. "I can't."
Yuan Thueson, a member of Local 705, says workers are regularly working up to 16-hour days, with no lunch break.
Union members went on strike immediately at midnight in demand of better retirement benefits and work environments.
Workers at Nabisco, which produces some of the US' most popular snack foods, have been striking since early August.
Nabisco told Insider a "small number of high-demand lines" require 12-hour shifts, three or four days per week, with "opportunity for overtime."
The coffee chain Pret a Manger has partially reversed its decision to reduce performance bonuses, but will no longer pay staff for breaks.
Some workers at a plant in Topeka, KS reported working 12 hours a day every single day, according to Labor Notes.
Former Marlins president David Samson revealed what the true motives are behind MLB's new policy that punishes pitcher for using sticky stuff.
Retail investors began trading shares on Wednesday, after Deliveroo listed on the London Stock Exchange on March 31.
Goldman Sachs, one of Deliveroo's underwriters, bought shares worth $103 million to boost its stock after its IPO dwindled.
On Monday, teachers in Chicago were among those who marched in a national day of action to protest schools reopening in person this fall. On Wednesday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot reversed the city’s plan to reopen partially in person. The first in-person classes in Chicago would happen after election day, […]
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Amazon workers in the US, UK, Germany, Spain, and Poland are protesting and striking on Prime Day, Amazon’s busiest shopping event of the year. Workers in the US and Germany are going on strike, while in the UK, Spain, and Poland, major protests are planned. Thousands are already participating in […]
Uber and Lyft drivers went on strike on Wednesday, logging out of the app for the day and voicing their anger about working conditions. Protests are taking place in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, London, and Glasgow among other cities. Business Insider was on the ground at the London protest […]
Amazon asked police in Spain to intervene in a mass strike on Friday by enforcing worker productivity inside a Madrid warehouse, according to local reports. Thousands of Amazon workers across Europe went on strike on Black Friday in protest of the working conditions at warehouses. Spanish police were “dumbfounded” by […]
Ryanair is cutting some winter flights and temporaily removing aircraft from bases, as labour strikes led the company to slash its full-year profit forecast by 12%. Ryanair trimmed its winter capacity by 1%, removing aircraft from Eindhoven in the Netherlands, and Bremen and Niederrhein in Germany. It says more disruption […]